6th October 2019

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How many hours of sleep do you need while pregnant?

How much sleep do I need?
Age GroupAmount of Sleep Needed
Teenagers (14 to 17 years)8 to 10 hours
Adults (18 to 64 years)7 to 9 hours
Pregnant WomenDuring pregnancy, women may need a few more hours of sleep per night or a few short naps during the day.3
Older Adults (65 years & older)7 to 8 hours

Subsequently, one may also ask, what can I do to boost my energy while pregnant?

Stick to high fiber carbohydrates (whole grains, starchy vegetables, fruit) and minimize sweets and refined grains. Avoid caffeine in the afternoon. Drink plenty of fluids including water and Boost It Up!™ caffeine free protein energy drink. Reduce stress.

What can I eat to give me energy while pregnant?

Here are 10 of our favorites.
  • Eggs. At just 78 calories and 6 grams of protein, the egg is a protein powerhouse.
  • Oatmeal. Loaded with stress-reducing B vitamins and soluble fiber, oatmeal is the perfect choice for an energy boost.
  • Apples.
  • Pumpkin.
  • Salmon.
  • Peanuts.
  • Trail mix.
  • Lentils.

What energy drinks are safe during pregnancy?

However, some of the common energy drink ingredients are not considered safe during pregnancy. Caffeine and Guarana (a fancy name for caffeine) are of particular concern. Caffeine can increase the risk of miscarriage with only 100 mg consumed per day. Energy drinks can have as much as 200 mg of caffeine per serving.
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